6th Match (N), Kolkata, Mar 27 2019, Indian Premier League
(20 ov, target 219)190/4
KKR won by 28 runs
Player Of The Match
48 (17) & 2/21
end of over 2013 runs
PBKS: 190/4CRR: 9.50 
David Miller59 (40)
Mandeep Singh33 (15)
Piyush Chawla 3-0-26-1
Lockie Ferguson 4-0-42-1

That's all we have for you, thanks for joining us, goodnight.

Andre Russell is the Man of the Match. "Keep getting cars and these awards. I'll have to make a bigger garage. End of the day, well done to the guys. Gayle's like a brother to me. A legent and to get him out early in the first six is big. The plan was to restrict him as best as possible. KL Rahul too. We have our plans and we executed them. Today, I hit some big ones but he's still the bigger hitter. [No ball when he was bowled] Thanks to that guy who was outside the ring. It's the new guy, forgot his name. Thank you. When I get bowled, I thoguht I'd missed out but I saw the guys in the dug out signalling no-ball and I was like, please God, let it be a no-ball. You have to make sure you have a clear head. When I run out to bat, that little run I do is to get adrenaline flowing, to get loose, it's to get into the mood and when I get the ball in my slot, I go at it. It's just certain logics that I do and it's been working"

"Obviolusy its a good start. It's just a start though. Long tournament this,"Dinesh Karthik says. "There were a few moments. Nitish played beautifully. Narine's start. Robin's batting. And Russell's finish. Then the bowling as well, they had some good strokemakers and we had to tie them down. Narine got injured, so we made a last minute change and it was gracious of Nitish to open. There are a lot of good players for us. Important to keep them in a good space. Long tournament, we can't get ahead of ourselves. Got a few interesting games, playing away. We're looking forward to it

"[No ball cost the game?] We weren't really focussed on the small things and they do cost you big in this format. Yes, we definitely have to look at it next game. I'll take the blame," R Ashwin says. "I should've had a look at it. At that stage, with the slog on, you hope the fielders are switched on but obviously he was a debutant [only two debutants today for Kings XI - Varun and Viljoen]. Positives, Varun's 15th over, and we managed things well with small boundaries. Mayank batted well. I thought 200 was par and that's where the small mistakes cost us. We played four last year in Mohali and won all of them. It suits our batters there. It's importnat to win games on the bounce and that's why that batting performance was important"

11.35 pm Pretty clinical from KKR. And Andre Russell was at the centre of it all. Made 48 off 17 with the bat - after he was bowled off a no-ball - and then took out Chris Gayle early and that was pretty much the game. So in the end it was a bit of a damp squib, but a great advert for Luck Index!

Chawla to Miller, no run

slaps the short googly to cover. And that's that.

Chawla to Miller, 2 runs

googly on off stump, Miller cuts to the sweeper

Chawla to Mandeep, 1 run

that's a seam-up delivery. He's a legspinner who, I think, hasn't bowled a single legbreak today. Drive to long-on

Chawla to Mandeep, FOUR runs

scoops the googly on off stump over Lynn at short fine leg.

Chawla to Mandeep, 2 runs

more googlies, Mandeep flicks through midwicket

Chawla to Mandeep, FOUR runs

heaves the googly away to the midwicket boundary, where Uthappa misfields

end of over 1915 runs
PBKS: 177/4CRR: 9.31 RRR: 42.00
David Miller57 (38)
Mandeep Singh22 (11)
Lockie Ferguson 4-0-42-1
Prasidh Krishna 4-0-42-0

pranav: "Me and buddy always indulge in friendly banters during IPL. We live in Toronto and support India in any tournament. But when it comes to IPL, we are on opposite sides. I am from Delhi and he is from Punjab. Yesterday I got to hear so much from him on our loss, but today he will be on the receiving end. Ironically, both these teams have performed poorly in the past but hoping this would change this IPL."

Ferguson to Miller, no run

slower ball outside off, Miller looks for the cut and his groan can be heard through the stump mic as he misses making connection

Ferguson to Miller, SIX runs

slices it over the backward point boundary. He's backing away to the length ball on leg stump and makes the absolute most of it

Pranav Suri: "@Chandru: Extra-marks for good handwriting. "

Ferguson to Miller, 2 runs

slower ball, from round the stumps, on middle and leg, Miller flicks it to deep midwicket. That's fifty to Miller

Ferguson to Mandeep, 1 run

yorker a shade outside off, Mandeep smears it back down the ground and right through the bowler

Ferguson to Mandeep, FOUR runs

stays leg side of the short ball on middle and leg and taps it to the left of point. Good placement again from Mandeep

Ferguson to Miller, 1 run

round the wicket yorker on leg stump, Miller's nearly taken off his feet in trying to dig that out

Nazim Ali: "The speeds bowled by Prasidh Krishna are impressive... He his clocking consistently near 145s. " And the control too. He's been very good

Chandru: "How come Delhi Capitals got 21 FairPlay points in 2 matches ?? Is 10 not the highest a team can get?? "

Ferguson to Miller, 1 wide

full and goes down leg. Miller can't quite connect

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